layovers ✈︎ air travel and commercial aviation

051 DUS - Qatar suite, new A380, Worlds Best Airports, 737 MAX v 320neo, still no BER

Episode Summary

Flight 051. The never happening BER airport. The new Qatar business seat. The future Lufthansa connected seat. The potential Boeing 797. Tons of airport lists. And more.

Episode Notes

00:00 - Introduction

01:00 - BER pushed back, Berlin strikes, Layovers hiatus

03:33 - New QR business seat

06:37 - World's worst airports

08:28 - SkyTrax Best Airports, Terminals, Food, etc.

14:35 - CPT, Attache and taxis versus Uber

15:52 - US infrastructure, world busiest airports

17:18 - LH future business class, 350, CX 777 premium economy

20:20 - SWISS engine change in the cold

23:13 - Cathay on-demand food, operating losses

27:28 - ME3 slower growth, QR Indian carrier, United against Emirates

31:31 - New A380

32:54 - Blanket rage, cash in the plane

34:40 - QR, Airbus NEOs, Boeing MAX, JetBlue, 777 glut

40:22 - 797, LX CS300

43:41 - New Cyprus Airways, low WestJet

46:37 - Harrison Ford, Prepare for Impact app, Alitalia

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49:31 - US Travel Ban, US domestic IDs, EK US bookings

52:00 - Exploding headphones, Layovers 050 feedback, AVTalk

57:17 - Listen to the Clouds, SFO observation deck

58:38 - DUS